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NAFTA Clock Is Ticking

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Trump Administration is working against the clock to get the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations done in time for a vote during this year’s December session of Congress. If the Administration wants a vote this year, the deadline is this Thursday, May 17. Politico says Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s deadline makes it uncertain whether or …

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Agri View: Trade War

Dan Agri View, Trade

Everett Griner talks about the effects of a trade war in today’s Agri View. Everett discusses how all United States industries will be affected by this. Trade War Now suppose China does strike back by placing embargoes on U.S. goods. Here is what that means. Let’s take pork. China has already listed pork imports as one of the products. The …

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Agri View: Agriculture Trade Problems

Dan Agri View, Trade

Everett Griner talks about trade problems in today’s Agri View. Everett discusses how this will affect export possibilities for the producers. Trade Problems Farmers were one of President Trump’s largest support groups in the last election. The problem he has created for all of them may possible change that in the next one. These embargoes. Changes in TPP, and NAFTA. …

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NAFTA Talks Continue This Week

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Renegotiation effort of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) continues this week with all sides eager to finish the talks. Representatives from the United States, Canada and Mexico are pushing to finalize an updated agreement this week. However, as Bloomberg reports, several contentious issues remain unresolved as the talks have stretched over more than eight months, including dairy. …

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Lighthizer: NAFTA Deal Needed within the Next Few Weeks

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer this week said a North American Free Trade Agreement deal must be reached “within a week or two” of the next meeting of trade negotiators. Officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico are scheduled to meet next week again to hammer out remaining details in the renegotiation effort. Lighthizer says negotiators must reach an agreement …

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Nothing New on NAFTA as Trump Extends Tariff Exemptions

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week said no news should be expected this week regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). That’s because Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is traveling to China, according to the Hagstrom report. The comments came as President Donald Trump had extended tariff exemption for another 30 days to Canada and Mexico as a permanent exemption …

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USDA Celebrates World Trade Month

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Department of Agriculture is celebrating May as World Trade Month. In doing so, the department is highlighting its success and commitment to expanding trade of agricultural exports. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says he is “proud of the progress we make each day” at USDA regarding trade. The celebration comes as the U.S., however, is amid a trade dispute with …

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NAFTA Negotiations Continue Next Week

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Negotiations for revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will continue next week as all sides remain hopeful to reach a deal this month. Top-level talks, according to reports, will continue after a U.S. trade delegation returns from China. U.S. officials and negotiators from Canada and Mexico have been eying an early May finish line, and in mid-April, Vice …